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'Grandma' Esther Walton
: Jim Bob! Jason! You're playing cards in this house? Jason Walton
: Well, it's not a gambling game Grandma. John 'John Boy' Walton Jr.
: Well, I don't see anything too evil about Go Fish, Grandma. 'Grandma' Esther Walton
: Go Fish today and Poker tomorrah! The evils of gambling can put down roots in shallow ground!
: I'm so sick of this damned depression! 'Grandma' Esther Walton
Mary Ellen Walton
: [while helping serve dinner
] It must be awful to be somebody's wife and have to do this every day of your life! 'Grandma' Esther Walton
: Well, if you don't learn to be a little more pleasant, you won't have that problem to worry about!
: [as Clayboy prepares to leave for college
] Don't take up any fancy ways, Clayboy. Trust in God and go to church.
: [Jim Bob says he doesn't feel well
] His forehead feels clammy. I wonder what it is. 'Grandma' Esther Walton
: Well, it's too late for spring fever and too early for summer doldrums. I'll brew him some tea.
: [after the power company man has shut off the Waltons' electricity
] I've been so fearful that the day would finally come when we couldn't pay our bills. 'Grandma' Esther Walton
: You fear a thing enough, you're askin' fer it.
John Walton, Sr.
: [after Olivia complains that supper smells awful
] It's not like your Momma to get sick over the smell of food. 'Grandma' Esther Walton
: It's happened twice before. 'Grandpa' Zebulon Walton
: When was that? 'Grandma' Esther Walton
: When she was carrying Jim Bob and when she was carrying Elizabeth!